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Book Review: Connect the Dots

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Connect the Dots ..  Chance to connect to different stories What you do when you are jobless sitting at home, thinking, what next? How about starting a business? Or shall I look for interesting job? With these thoughts in mind, I read ‘Connect the Dots’ by Rashmi Bansal, the author who wrote famous book ‘Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish’. Though I haven’t read her earlier book, I was inquisitive to read this book. The book showcase 20 inspiring stories of people who are successful in their respective business without having any format training in business. The stories are divided into 3 sections, Jugaad, Junoon and Zubaan. These stories include businesses like Su-kam, Reva – Electric Car, Haathichaan paper, Tantra T-shirts, Shakti Sudha and so on. The author has interviewed the entrepreneurs and briefly mentioned their success story of the business and their struggle. Whether it is raid by income tax department or no support by franchisees, these people have shown the cour

Don’t hold the dream tight, just chase it!

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When I was child I dreamt of being Airhostess.  When I was in college, I dreamt of being Fashion Designer. When I did my post graduation, I dreamt of being Brand Manager. Almost 4 year after my post graduation and I am jobless sitting at home thinking, ‘What was wrong with my dream that it never got fulfilled?’ Successful people who have made big in their respective stream say that ‘they always dreamt of this and now their dream is turned into reality’. Hardly anyone said that it is by chance that they end up with this or they thought of doing this and now their dream is true. So what is the deal? Was it their dream and they chased it to be true? Or was it is just by chance they tried and they got lucky? Very vague dream everyone have in life is to earn money, lot of it. Well! It is not a dream, it is a want. So if this is want then what is the dream? Dream is a cherished desire, a desire to be something you are not currently. So earning money is not dream. Dream can be to be